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Record number 387195
Title Prevention and control of weeds, pests and diseases
Author(s) Sukkel, W.; Hommes, M.
Source In: Research on organic agriculture in the Netherlands : organisation, methodology and results / Sukkel, W., Hommes, M., Wageningen : Wageningen UR - ISBN 9789085854036 - p. 56 - 69.
Department(s) PPO Arable Farming, Multifunctional Agriculture and Field Production of Vegetables
Publication type Chapter in book aimed at a professional audience
Publication year 2009
Keyword(s) akkerbouw - onkruidbestrijding - biologische landbouw - gewasbescherming - ziektebestrijding - fruitteelt - biodiversiteit - vollegrondsteelt - vollegrondsgroenten - arable farming - weed control - organic farming - plant protection - disease control - fruit growing - biodiversity - outdoor cropping - field vegetables
Categories Organic Farming / Biological Control / Weed Control
Abstract Weed control still requires major investments of money and labour in organic arable farming and field vegetable cultivation. For this reason, current research is focused to a large extent on the development of weed control strategies. These incorporate prevention as well as mechanical methods, and cover a range of approaches. From inexpensive techniques to very innovative technologies. Research into pests and diseases primarily focuses on improving systems and preventing infestation. However, even with maximum prevention measures some pests and diseases still cause unacceptable damage. For these residual problems control measures are being developed
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